Synopses & Reviews
Tree peepers everywhere will enjoy these two guides which explore the incredible environment of our country's forests-including seasonal features, habitat, range, and lore. Nearly 700 species of trees are detailed in photographs of leaf shape, bark, flowers, fruit, and fall leaves — all can be quickly accessed making this the ideal field guide for any time of year.
Note: the Eastern Edition generally covers states east of the Rocky Mountains, while the Western Edition covers the Rocky Mountain range and all the states to the west of it.
Trees is divided into 3 main sections:
- "Discovering Trees" includes background information on evolution, biology, anatomy and environment;
- "Observing Trees" provides practical advice on leaf collecting, bark rubbing and how to select and plant trees;
- "Guide to Trees" lists an extensive guide to the 160 most common conifer and broadleaf tree species in the world.